10 Most Beautiful Fountains Around the World
Written by Helen   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011

1. Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain is one of the most beautiful sculptures in Rome, Italy. There is a legend saying that if you throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, you will return to Rome.

 

 

 

 

 

2. The Magic Fountain of Montjuic

The magic fountain of Montjuic is a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music and water acrobatics. Located in Barcelona the magic fountain attracts thousands of tourists every night to see the water and the music show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Tivoli Fountain

Tivoli is famous for its magnificent gardens of the Villa d’Este, one of Italy’s most admired gardens and the extensive ruins of Hadrian’s Villa. Tivoli Fountain is represents the profusion of the waters in the area around Tivoli.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Bellagio Fountains

The Bellagio Fountains are a refreshing addition to your entertainment options in Las Vegas. Professionally choreographed musical routines and rushing water going up to 460 feet from a total of 1,214 water-emitting devices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Fountain of Wealth

The Fountain of Wealth is located underground within the commercial complex of Suntec City in Singapore. The Fountain of Wealth looks a lot like the palm of the hand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Archibald Fountain  

The Archibald Fountain, Sydney is inspired from classical Greek and Roman art and literature. It commemorates the association of Australia and France during World War 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Jet d’Eau Fountain

A large fountain that has water-jet emblazoned on every piece of tourist literature or books about Geneva, Jet d’Eau is an inescapable icon of the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. People Friendship Fountain

One of the most interesting things in this octagonal square is the People’s Friendship Fountain that has 16 gilded statues of maidens in their national costumes, representing all the Soviet Union Republics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Big Wild Goose Pagoda

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building in Xian City, the place is famous for being home to the largest musical fountain in Asia with the longest light-belt in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. King Fahd’s Fountain

The King Fahd’s Fountain, Saudi Arabia is famous for being the highest fountain in the world, throwing water up to 1023 ft with an incredible speed of 375 km/h (233mph).

 

 

 


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limoo - Awesome Photography     | | 2011-09-02 17:13:34
Thanks for this awesome photography. I really enjoyed watching all this.
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